Civil Rights

BREAKING NEWS: CAIR Applauds Appeals Court’s Ruling Against Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’ Executive Order

(ANAHEIM, CA, 02/09/17) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today welcomed a federal appeals court’s decision to maintain the freeze on President Trump’s controversial “Muslim ban” executive order, which barred entry into the United States by refugees and citizens from seven Muslim-majority nations.   A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals fo…

‘Know Your Rights’ Workshops on the Muslim Ban, Traveling and Law Enforcement Engagement

1.  CAIR-LA will be speaking on the impacts of the Muslim Ban after Friday prayer at the following locations: Islamic Society of Orange County (ISOC) Islamic Institute of Orange County (IIOC) Islamic Center of South Bay-Lomita (ICSB) Islamic Center of San Gabriel Valley (ICSGV) Islamic Center of Inland Empire (ICIE) Islamic Society of West Valley (ISWV) Islamic Center of Reseda (ICR) 2. CAIR-L…

CAIR-LA Exec. Director Plaintiff on Federal Suit Challenging Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’

(ANAHEIM, CA, 1/30/17) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today announced the filing of a federal lawsuit on behalf of more than 20 named and “john doe” individuals challenging the constitutionality of President Trump’s recent “Muslim ban.” CAIR-LA Executive Director Hussam Ayloush is one of the 15 plaintiffs to sue President Donald T…

Update on “Muslim Ban” | Protests at LAX

Since President Donald Trump signed Friday’s executive order banning non-citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from traveling to the U.S., dozens of passengers arriving with non-immigrant visas as well as green cards have been detained at airports across the country, and in many cases sent back on flights after questioning. Hundreds of others have been barred from boarding flights to the U.S.  

CAIR-LA to Join Community Forum on How to Advance Justice Under Trump Administration

(ANAHEIM, CA, 1/10/17) – Asian Americans Advancing Justice of Orange County (AAAJ-OC) today announced that In light of the anti-immigrant rhetoric and climate post-election, local community leaders in Orange County will be hosting a community forum to discuss what is at stake for vulnerable communities in Orange County, how these communities can be protected, and how to advance justice under the new administration. One week before President T…

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